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National Hangeul Museum, Korea

National Hangeul Museum, Korea

The National Hangeul Museum, dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the Korean alphabet, first opened its doors to the public on October 9, 2014, which happens to be Hangeul Day, a national holiday in Korea.   Read More

Exhibition: "Landscapes: Seeking the Ideal Land" | Korea

Exhibition: “Landscapes: Seeking the Ideal Land” | Korea

The exhibition “Landscapes: Seeking the Ideal Land”, at the National Museum of Korea, displays a diverse array of images of idyllic worlds that people in East Asia have dreamt of and even attempted to enact.  Read More

Seoul Museum of History, Korea

Seoul Museum of History, Korea

The Seoul Museum of History was founded by the Seoul Metropolitan Government to present the city’s history and culture from the Joseon Dynasty to this day.  Read More

Korea and Germany: Museum Education Exchange

Korea and Germany: Museum Education Exchange

In 2014, ASEMUS’ Educational Exchange and Outreach Programme supports a project submitted by staff at the GRASSI Museum of Ethnography (Leipzig, Germany) and the National Folk Museum of Korea (Seoul). Sylvia Wackernagel and Eunmi Yi will each spend two weeks at each other’s museum.  Read More

Eunmi Yi

Eunmi Yi

Eunmi Yi is a curator at the National Folk Museum of Korea, an ASEMUS member. Her role involves communicating with museum visitors through diverse exhibitions and education programmes. She holds a PhD in education from Yonsei University, Seoul. In the context of her work at the National Folk Museum, Eunmi Yi has developed interesting and […]  Read More

ASEMUS: Challenges and Priorities in 2014

This video presents the views of some members of ASEMUS Executive Committee on the network, its value added and forthcoming priorities.  Read More

Buddhist Hanging Scroll from Heungguksa Temple | Korea

Buddhist Hanging Scroll from Heungguksa Temple | Korea

The National Museum of Korea presents a thematic exhibition entitled ‘Encounter with Amitāyus in Sukhāvatī, Buddhist Hanging Scroll at Hengguksa Temple’, which displays a large hanging scroll once used for Buddhist outdoor rituals. This display is part of the regular series of the Buddhist painting exhibition held in the National Museum of Korea. Since 2006, this is the eighth installment in the museum’s ongoing series of exhibitions of banner paintings used for Buddhist rituals.  Read More

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